Risk Factors Associated with Perinatal Mortality in West Java, Indonesia Study in Karawang, Garut, Tasikmalaya and Indramayu Regency
Keywords:perinatal mortality, antenatal, still birt, risk factors
Perinatal mortality is the death of a baby born at 28 weeks of gestation until less than 7 days after
birth. Perinatal mortality is used to attribute causes of infant death to obstetric events such as stillbirth and
infant mortality in the first week of life. The purpose of this study was to describe the causes, periods, and
risk factors that influence perinatal mortality . The design of this study is the Sequential Explanatory Mixed
Methods , Research Quantitative designed with analytical methods conducted cross-sectiona l. Sampling was
done by total sampling. 396 research sample data. The subjects in this study were parents, health workers
who were involved and understood about the causes of perinatal death and the person in charge of recording
and reporting perinatal deaths in health care facilities . 60.6% of the fatalities that occurred were preventable
deaths. Perinatal deaths that often occur are still births and early neonatal. At 2-21% perinatal kamtian, it is
carried out by non-health workers. The risk factors that affect perinatal mortality are pregnancy distance (p
= 0.04 ) and comorbidities (p = 0.019).
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